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Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 06-19-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By MRV99
There are many different events which can caused...

There are many different events which can caused increased emissions. it could be a simple fix(500) or more expensive like throttle body actuators(3k).
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By MRV99
Safest bet is to run a vin report. There are...

Safest bet is to run a vin report. There are emissions stickers under the hood but they may have been removed.
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-15-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,089
Posted By MRV99
Are you getting shake at all speeds or just...

Are you getting shake at all speeds or just specific speeds? Are they OEM rims or are they aftermarket? If aftermarket, are they hub centric?

If OEM, they may just need to be rebalanced. ...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 803
Posted By MRV99
You are correct. All these regulations are knee...

You are correct. All these regulations are knee jerk reactions to one off events which made headlines and the politicians needed something to make them feel good about helping the people they...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 803
Posted By MRV99
Yes there is a rubber seal but it is still a...

Yes there is a rubber seal but it is still a source of emissions escape. By removing the dipstick, you completely removes this as a source. BMW did not " justifying removing equipment that is used...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By MRV99
Until you pull it apart and try to retrofit the...

Until you pull it apart and try to retrofit the part you will not know. Are you an auto body guy or weekend warrior. Are you comfortable fabricating parts, figuring out ways to modify original...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By MRV99
What is the obsession with 335's wanting to be...

What is the obsession with 335's wanting to be faster than M3's? Is it the idea that "M3 owners spent a lot more money than me and I am just as fast in my 335?" Yes you can take any stock car and...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 12:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 600
Posted By MRV99
BMW does not state a lifetime for the TPMS...

BMW does not state a lifetime for the TPMS sensors so there is way to say a sensor it too old. Anything with a battery will wear out our have issues over time. Are all tires showing issue or is it...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-13-2015, 12:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 795
Posted By MRV99
BMW has two things they are dealing with.......

BMW has two things they are dealing with.... "spec" which is an acceptable range and sporty characteristics. BMW does not design the car to destroy the tire but they do dial in that sporty feel...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 804
Posted By MRV99
Yes you can do it, but how much money do you want...

Yes you can do it, but how much money do you want to spend to have a 2006 car look like a 2014 car. With time and money you can do anything but It will be much cheaper to just buy an f30 unless you...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 991
Posted By MRV99
unfortunately the e90 non-M will not be a...

unfortunately the e90 non-M will not be a collectors car. You can find rare color(interior/exterior combos via individual order) but the 335 is a dime a dozen. It may retain a bit more $$$ but your...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 688
Posted By MRV99
Have you had a 4 wheel alignment done? BMW had...

Have you had a 4 wheel alignment done? BMW had "within spec" numbers. That means if it is between X and Y it is good. You could have more camber or toe(bmw's have rear adjustable toe) on your car...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By MRV99
Unless you are in California then I would avoid...

Unless you are in California then I would avoid the SULEV cars. If you have emission issues, ti will cost you much more to deal with issues. Even if you have an SLUEV car outside of California...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,089
Posted By MRV99
18 vs 19 comes down to proper offsets and the...

18 vs 19 comes down to proper offsets and the look. You get the right offsets then you will not have any rubbing issues. The 19's will be heavier adding more un-sprung weight but look better. Will...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 11:17 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 803
Posted By MRV99
You do know this is emissions related and the...

You do know this is emissions related and the fact that 99% of drivers never check their oil. Why would BMW put a charcoal filter on the intake side of the car, for escaping emissions from unburnt...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By MRV99
All rotors rust. All it takes is a few...

All rotors rust. All it takes is a few applications of the brakes and the rust is gone. As for non-OEM, you have tons of options. You can get dustless, slotted, drilled you name it. It all comes...
Forum: E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013) 05-12-2015, 02:45 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,411
Posted By MRV99
I do agree that BMW has strayed from its original...

I do agree that BMW has strayed from its original "Ultimate Driving Machine" but that is due to the market. The forums only represent a fraction of the general population of BMW drivers. Yes if...
Forum: E90/E92/E93 M3 (2008 - 2014) 04-23-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By MRV99
It allows to be pushed in. This is in the event...

It allows to be pushed in. This is in the event that you get in an accident, and your knee hits the switch, it will depress. Like you did, simple pull it out and your good. I have inadvertently...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 675
Posted By MRV99
in my 2007 i had both the wifes phone and my...

in my 2007 i had both the wifes phone and my phone sync'd with the x5. The only thing which caused "My" phone to not connect was FOB based. My key, I was BT1 and the wife was BT2... On the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 11:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,379
Posted By MRV99
You cannot compare the FXX suspension versions to...

You cannot compare the FXX suspension versions to the E versions. Completely different stuff. You cannot compare a 5 series to a X5. There is no similarities in suspension and suspension terms. ...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By MRV99
211's are my winters and completely utilitarian...

211's are my winters and completely utilitarian to me. Both are equal in look.
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,528
Posted By MRV99
ouch... kinda looks like a after market 214...

ouch... kinda looks like a after market 214 without the 2 tone look. I don't like the 336 in the silver bmw rim look...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 469
Posted By MRV99
Nice

Nice
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 742
Posted By MRV99
You are dealing with a BMW so there are a few...

You are dealing with a BMW so there are a few patterns which you have to understand. The E70 is an out going model so there is a decrease in value. The warranty is up so that decreases the price....
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 03-26-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 732
Posted By MRV99
they used this same method for "painting" all...

they used this same method for "painting" all types of things. It is not paint, it is a printed pattern which gets floated and dissolved in water. The popular item is gun stocks.
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